smoking

Ramadhan or Fasting Month- Best time to quit smoking

We are now into the fasting month (bulan Ramadhan or bulan puasa) where Muslims worldwide would be fasting. The fasting month is the best time to overcome addictive habits- especially those of smoking. This is as one fast, one  are not able to eat or drink from dawn till the break fast time (around 7.40pm). [...]

The Anatomy of a Smoker’s Body

The following are a number of health problems arising from smoking: You can click on the picture to enlarge it: 1. Hair loss 2. Cancer of nose 3. Teeth decay 4. Cancer of the tongue 5. Emphysema 6. Cancer of the lungs 7. Cancer of the breast 8. Cancer of the kidney 9. Discoloured fingers [...]

Of the tired heart and unable to quit smoking

Happy New Year to all. Before the end of the year, we have started planning our new year resolutions, and updating in the new diary or planner that we have bought. Come new year, it’s time to act on those resolutions. Like the end of every year, many would find that they have not managed [...]

Why do I have trouble breathing when I am stressed and tired?

Symptom: I have trouble breathing when I am tired. It only happens when I’m tired. When I exercise or workout, I don’t have such problem. I am not overweight, I’m in my early twenties,  5’5” and 120 lbs. I work out 5 days a week and eat healthy. I do smoke but it’s only been 2 [...]

Early Signs of Osteoarthritis

I have long suspected that something’s really wrong with my right knee. I have this creaking sound every time I bend and straighten my right knee. Generally it does not give me pain but still, the creaking sound had always worried me. Before I started going to the gym and practicing proper eating, I used [...]

Free Radicals in Your Body

A number of studies done had linked free radicals towards development of cancerous cells and tumor growth. The higher the levels of free radicals in our body, there comes an increased risk of getting cancer, least the normal cell mutates. Recently, while buying my favourite drink, tea with evaporated milk, I chanced upon a roadshow [...]